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Babylonian Duck Weight

UnknownMiddle Bronze Age - Late Bronze Age

Pera Museum

Pera Museum
Istanbul, Turkey

Used frequently in Mesopotamia and known as the Babylonian type, these weights are in the shape of a stylised duck with its head turned backwards and leaned against the body. A horizontal hole is at the intersection of the neck and the head.

Details

  • Title: Babylonian Duck Weight
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: Middle Bronze Age - Late Bronze Age
  • Physical Dimensions: w28 x h20 x d12 cm
  • Type: Stone
  • Rights: Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation Collection, Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation
  • External Link: The Anatolian Weights and Measures Collection
  • Pera Museum: Anatolian Weights and Measures Collection

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